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Handbok of the aging brain

Author: Eugenia Wang; D Stephen Snyder
Publisher: San Diego [etc.] : Academic Press, 1998.
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This handbook presents a summary of research findings on the ageing brain and its relation to learning and memory, language, cognition and the effects of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Disease and other  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eugenia Wang; D Stephen Snyder
ISBN: 0127346104 9780127346106
OCLC Number: 636693117
Description: XVIII, 263 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: M.S. Albert, Normal and Abnormal Memory: Aging and Alzheimer's Disease. S.J. Lupien and M.J. Meaney, Stress, Glucocorticoids, and Hippocampal Aging in Rat and Human. C.A. Barnes, Spatial Cognition and Functional Alterations of Aged Rat Hippocampus. A.J. Silva, K.P. Giese, and P.W. Frankland, Identification of Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Learning and Memory: The Impact of Gene Targeting. B.T. Hyman and T. Gomez-Isla, Normal Aging and Alzheimer's Disease. J.-P. Julien, Transgenic Mouse Models with Neurofilament-Induced Pathologies. P.C. Wong, D.R. Borchelt, M.K. Lee, G. Thinakaran, S.S. Sisodia, and D.L. Price, Transgenic Models of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Alzheimer's Disease. G.M. Martin, Toward a Genetic Analysis of Unusually Successful Neural Aging. R.E. Tanzi, The Role of the Presenilins in Alzheimer's Disease. J.Q. Trojanowski, J.E. Galvin, M.L. Schmidt, P.-H. Tu, T. Iwatsubo, and V.M.-Y. Lee, Mechanisms of Neuron Death in Neurodegenerative Diseases of the Elderly: Role of the Lewy Body. S.-H. Yen, P. Nacharaju, L.-W. Ko, A. Kenessey, and W.-K. Liu, Microtubule-Associated Protein Tau: Biochemical Modifications, Degradation and Alzheimer's Disease. K.S. Kosik, C. Ho, U. Liyange, C. Lemere, M. Medina, and J. Zhou, A Novel Gene in the Armadillo Family Interacts with Presenilin 1. R. Quirion, D. Auld, U. Beffert, J. Poirier, and S. Kar, Putative Links Between Some of the Key Pathological Features of the Alzheimer's Brain. A. LeBlanc, Unraveling the Controversy of Human Prion Protein Diseases. E. Wang, Translational Control, Apoptosis, and the Aging Brain. H.M. Schipper, Astrocyte Senescence and the Pathogenesis of Parkinson's Disease. Index.
Responsibility: edited by Eugenia Wang, D. Stephen Snyder.


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"Brain structure and cognitive function in normal aging as well as in Alzheimer's disease is the focus of an excellent multi-authored volume, Handbook of the Aging Brain. An enormous amount of data Read more...

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